ATA Recruitment Blog

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May 14, 2019

Only 11% of the engineering workforce is female, and there’s plenty more work to do in improving the gender balance. Organisations like Women in Rail…

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May 8, 2019

This blog is perfect for hiring managers that want to understand how to effectively reduce their time to hire. We’ve taken a look at some…

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May 2, 2019

If you’ve recently graduated or are going to be graduating this year, this blog is for you! We’re constantly on the lookout for ambitious graduates…

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April 17, 2019

Whether you’re an employer wanting to recruit engineers and gain a better understanding of average engineering salaries, or an engineer just wanting to ensure that…

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As the Easter Bank Holiday approaches, our Talent Acquisition Manager, Rachael Bailey, has been reflecting on how the long weekend actually poses a great opportunity…

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April 16, 2019

Whether you’re an Aviation Engineer or just a travel enthusiast, this blog is for you! We’ve taken a look at some of the newest technology…

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April 11, 2019

There are currently over 9,800 miles of railway in the UK, carrying over 1.5 billion passengers per year. The growth of rail within the UK…

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April 9, 2019

Born in April 1806, Isambard Kingdom Brunel was a prolific structural engineer responsible for building over 1,000 miles of railway in the UK. A key…

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April 8, 2019

In 2018, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers reported that the STEM skills gap costs the UK 1.5bn each year. The report identified that 9 in…

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April 4, 2019

ATA Recruitment Operations Director, Paul Dickens, started with us shortly after University as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. Now running the operations of the business, Paul…

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